The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has confirmed a patient with coronavirus in Enugu State.
It has been tweeted early on Sunday that the patient has been taken into isolation pending the result of the test.
NCDC noted that samples have been collected from the patient and sent to the laboratory.
It said the results of the test is expected to be out tomorrow (Monday).
The statement said: “The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of the patient in Enugu, suspected to have COVID19′
“This is one of several alerts received daily at the National COVID19 Emergency Operations Centre”.
“The patient is in isolation, sample collected and results expected tomorrow”, the NSCDC said.
The (WHO) discloses that the novel coronavirus has infected more than 126,000 people and killed 4,700 globally, forcing the agency to declare the outbreak a pandemic.
Many countries have also noted some cases.
However, the 2 cases so far recorded in Nigeria are said to be recovering very well.